Goniocidaris Desor, in Agassiz & Desor 1846 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Parent taxon: Goniocidarinae according to A. B. Smith 2009

See also Fell 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Austrocidaris, Ogmocidaris, Psilocidaris, Rhopalocidaris, Schizocidaris

Subtaxa: Goniocidaris murrayensis

View classification

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (2 collections)

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.